School of Nursing News


Faculty Scholarship:

Dr. Audrey Berman:

Dr. Berman's new textbook:

Berman - Fundamentals Nursing 2012


Dr. Patricia Brennan:

National Institutes of Health Genetic/Genomic Faculty Champion (2009).

Dr. Cecily Cosby:

Larkin, H.J., Cosby, C.D., Kelly, D., & Paolinetti, L.A. (2012). A pilot study to test the differential validity of a genital injury severity scale, in development for use in forensic sexual assault examinations. Jounral of Forensic Nursing, 8(1), 30-38. (

Dr. Valerie Dzubur:

Presentation accepted: The Ontology of Science: The Question of Morality, Identity, and the Place of the Person in Research and Practice.  

Featured article: Hahn, K. R. (2007). FNP serves the under-resourced and underserved here and abroad. News-Line for Nurse Practitioners, 11, 4-7. 

Dr. Sylvia Fox:

Fox, S., & Chesla, C. (2008). Living with chronic illness: A Phenomenological study of the health effects of the patient-provider relationship. Journal of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, 20(3), 109.

Ms. Marjorie Hammer:

International Society of Psychiatric Mental Health Nurses. (2010). White Paper: The Educational Preparation of Advanced Practice Nurses to Address the Mental Health Needs of Children and Adolescents (approved May 6, 2010 by ISPN Board).

Dr. Michelle Hampton:

Hampton, M.D., Chafetz, L., & White, M.C. (2010). Exploring the impact of race on mental health service utilization among african americans and whites with severe mental illness. Journal of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association, 16(2), 78-88.

Hampton, M. D., & White, M. C. (2009). Eligibility, recruitment, and retention of African Americans with severe mental illness in community research. Community Mental Health, 45, 137-143.

Dr. Richard MacIntyre:

Contributing author: MacIntyre, R. C. (2010). Ethical and legal concerns. In B. Swanson (Ed.), ANAC's Core Curriculum for HIV/AIDS Nursing (3rd ed., pp. 384-390). Sudbury, MA: Jones and Bartlett Publishers, LLC.

MacIntyre, R. C. (2010). Our patients: Heretics, believers, agnostics, and ecumenists. In G. K. Chan, K. A. Brykczynski, R. E. Malone, & P. Brenner (Eds.), Interpretive phenomenology in health care research (pp. 259-285). Indianapolis, IN: Sigma Theta Tau International.

Teel, C. S., MacIntyre, R. C., & Murray, T. A. (2009). Identifying innovations in clinical education: Unique features and common themes. Retrieved from Midwest Nursing Research Society website:

MacIntyre, R. C., Murray, T. A., Teel, C. S., & Karshmer, J. F. (2009). Five recommendations for pre-licensure clinical nursing education. Journal of Nursing Education, 48(8), 447-453.

Allahverdipour, H., MacIntyre, R., Hidarnia, A., Shafii, F., Kzamnegad, A., Ghaleiha, A., & Emami, A. (2007). Assessing protective factors against drug abuse among high school students: Self-control and the extended parallel process model. Journal of Addictions Nursing, 18, 65-73.

Dr. Pamela Minarik:

Jones, J.S., & Minarik, P.A. (2012). The plight of the psychiatric clinical nurse specialist. Clinical Nurse Specialist, 26(3), 121-125.

Minarik, P. A. (2009). Sleep disturbance in midlife women. Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic, & Neonatal Nursing, 38(3), 333-343.

Minarik, P. A. (2008). Letter to editor: Depression of chronic medical inpatients in China. Archives of Psychiatric Nursing, 22(4), 179.

Minarik, P. A., & Sparacino, P. S. (2008). Letter to editor: Clinical nurse specialist as attending nurse. Clinical Nurse Specialist, 166.

Carson-Smith, W. Y., & Minarik, P. A. (2007). Advanced practice nurses: A new skirmish in the continuing battle over scope of practice. Clinical Nurse Specialist, 21(1), 52-54.

Johnson, J. L., Minarik, P. A., Nystrom, K. V., Bautista, C., & Gorman, M. J. (2006). Poststroke depression incidence and risk factors: An integrative literature review. Journal of Neuroscience Nursing, 38(4), 316-327.

Minarik, P. A. (2005). Issue: Competence assessment and competency assurance of healthcare professionals. Clinical Nurse Specialist, 19(4), 180-183. 

Dr. Rhonda Ramirez:

Ramirez, R., Hinman, A., Sterling, S., Weisner, C., & Campbell, C. (2012). Peer influences on adolescent alcohol and other drug use outcomes. Journal of Nursing Scholarship, 44(1), 36-44.

Ms. Celeste Villanueva:

Villanueva, C. G. (2009). Simulation-Based Education: Practical Approaches to Curriculum Integration. In B. Heinrichs, J. Thompson (Eds.), A Resource for Nurse Anesthesia Educators (pp. 339-370). Park Ridge, IL: AANA Publishing, Inc.

Featured article: Goldbaum, L. (2007). Back-to-back conferences highlight clinical simulation. Nurseweek Online.

Dr. Karen Anne Wolf:

Dr. Wolf was recently elected Chairperson of the National Academies of Practice (NAP) Nursing Council. NAP is an interdisciplinary group of which she has been a member after having been nominated and selected about 4 years ago. Congratulations, Dr. Wolf! (August 2009)



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